The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 88 80 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing IVR 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.38% 0.095% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
- -6.45%
IVR
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
384 207 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.40% 19.60% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 107 80
Average daily rate £348 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £34.75 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IVR across the Buckinghamshire region.

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IVR
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the Buckinghamshire region.

IVR Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IVR
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
IVR
South East

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing IVR also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IVR.

1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) MPLS
1 5 (71.43%) Remedy
1 5 (71.43%) Workflow
1 5 (71.43%) e-Health
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
1 5 (71.43%) ADSL
1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Avaya
1 5 (71.43%) CA
1 5 (71.43%) F5
1 5 (71.43%) CA Spectrum
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing IVR also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IVR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) MPLS
1 5 (71.43%) ADSL
1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Network Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Network Operations Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Voice Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) e-Health
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Workflow
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Remedy
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Avaya
1 5 (71.43%) CA
1 5 (71.43%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) SAP